WHY PLAY LEAPFROG?, the fourth in a series of economics films, shows through an animated Technicolor cartoon how increased wages based on increased productivity bring about increased purchasing power. The film begins with a brief introductory sequence showing two cartoon figures -- one representing prices and the other representing wages -- playing leapfrog as each successively rises on the cost-of-living index. It then shifts to show Joe, a worker in the Dilly Doll Company, slightly down in... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Defines the profit motive and dramatizes the part it has played in the economic development of our country. Stresses the need for continued industrial profits if our economic vitality is to endure. Great 1948 color cartoon about the American entrepreneurial spirit and the temptation to do evil in big business; monopoly busting. 04:48:22:19 Discouraged looking boy stirring bubbling pot to make soap; CU boy says “Shucks, if I didn’t have to work think of all the phone I could be having”;... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Many people, like Mr. Finchley, the hero of this film, may have wondered how to go about owning a share of American business, or about the new "pay-as-you-go" Monthly Investment Plan. Or, perhaps they'd just like to know more about how the stock market works -- about market opportunities and risks, stocks, bonds and dividends. If so, they will find the adventures of Fred Finchley as one of the best ways to find out what goes on at the Stock Exchange. Mr. Finchley is a likeable,...
Animated explanation of how the stock market works, told through the story of an Everyman named Mr. Finchley favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Finance, Investing, Animation: Advertising
Cold War cartoon aimed at American workers with the objective of convincing them of their good fortune. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Cold War, Animation: Advertising, Capitalism